Recreation

Yooralla’s services offer a range of individual supports, group activities and outings across Melbourne. Some of our services on offer include:

1:1 Supports

Individual co-designed supports for tasks and skills building.

1:1 In Home Overnight Support

Staff can support you in your own home.

Social Groups

Outings and activities for children and young people which may include people over 18 years of age.

Online@Yooralla

Online Life Skills and Recreation activities.

Respite Camps

Overnight camps up to 3 days for children and young people to explore local attractions and build social and life skills.

Respite Holidays

Overnight holidays for adults and young people to explore local attractions and build social and life skills.

Future Services

We create services to cater to your needs.

Summer activities in your area

Northern Region

Yooralla’s Summer Holiday Program offers a range of group activities and outings across Melbourne. At the start of the day, we meet you in Glenroy. Make new friends and meet up with familiar faces. Download the 2022 Northern Summer Program flyer

Preston: The Northern Social Group

For young people who love getting out and about in the community. Fortnightly Saturdays 11am to 4pm. Ages Under 18.

Mansfield: The Mansfield Social Group

For young people who love getting out and about in their community. Fortnightly Tuesday 4 to 8pm and Saturday 11am to 4pm. Ages teens and 18+.

Benalla: The Benalla Social Group

For young people who love getting out and about in the community. Fortnightly Saturday 11am to 4pm. Ages teens and 18+.

Wangaratta: The Wangaratta Social Group

For young people who love getting out and about in the community. Fortnightly Saturday 11am to 4pm. Ages teens and 18+.

Southern Region

Yooralla’s Summer Holiday Program offers a range of group activities and outings across Melbourne. At the start of the day, we meet you in Hampton or Narre Warren. Make new friends and meet up with familiar faces. Download the 2022 Southern Summer Program flyer.

Hampton: The Junior Explorers Youth Group

For active young people who love getting out and about in the community with a focus on outings to the city. Fortnightly Saturday 10am to 4pm. Ages 10 to 15.

Cranbourne: The Cranbourne Youth Group

For young people who love getting out and about in the community to increase independence and confidence. Fortnightly Saturday 11am to 4pm. Ages 10 to 17.

Moorabbin: The Trax Adult Social Group

For adults to participate in activities in and around Melbourne such as going to the Melbourne Aquarium, football and local festivals. Fortnightly Sunday 10.30am to 4.30pm. Ages 18+.

Clayton: The Clayton Adult Social Group

For adults to participate in activities in and around Melbourne such as going to the Royal Melbourne Show, Melbourne Zoo and art galleries. Fortnightly Saturday 10.30am to 4.30pm. Ages 18+.

Hampton: The Hampton Adult Social Group

For adults to participate in activities in and around Melbourne such as going to Werribee Zoo, movies and swimming. Fortnightly Sunday 11am to 5pm. Ages 18+.

La Trobe Valley: The Gippsland Adult Bowling Group

A social group who meet weekly to participate in the local bowling group. Weekly Saturday 9.30am to 12.30pm. Ages 18+ but 16 and over considered.

Warragul and Drouin: The Baw Baw Adult Social Club

A social group who enjoy local community markets, bowling, movies and day trips for activities such as the Royal Melbourne Show and AFL matches. Weekly Saturday 9am to 4pm. Ages 18+ but teens considered.

Oakleigh, Bentleigh, Clarinda, Clayton, Cranbourne, Mornington

Adult Social Groups meet 5 days a week to access the community and skill development programs. Monday to Friday 9.30am to 2.30pm. Ages 18 to 30 and 30+.

Eastern Region

Yooralla’s Summer Holiday Program offers a range of group activities and outings across Melbourne. At the start of the day, we meet you in Box Hill. Make new friends and meet up with familiar faces. Download the 2022 Eastern Summer Program flyer.

Croydon: The Croydon Social Group

For active young people who enjoy activities from movies and arcades to rock climbing and festivals. Fortnightly Saturday 10am to 4pm. Ages 18+.

Box Hill: The Trio Social Group

For young people who enjoy a self-directed service visiting the Old Melbourne Gaol, the MCG and more. Fortnightly Saturday 10am to 4pm. Ages 15+.

Box Hill: The Get About Social Group

For active young people wanting to develop friendships and independence in the community. Fortnightly Saturday 10am to 4pm. Ages18+.

Box Hill: The Rovers Social Group

For active young people wanting to develop friendships and independence in the community. Fortnightly Saturday 10am to 4pm. Ages18+.

Box Hill: The Buddies Social Group

For young men who enjoy a self-directed service visiting the Old Melbourne Gaol, the MCG and more. Fortnightly Saturday 10am to 4pm. Ages 18+.

Western Region

Yooralla’s Summer Holiday Program offers a range of group activities and outings across Melbourne. At the start of the day, we meet you in Laverton or St Albans. Make new friends and meet up with familiar faces. Download the 2022 Western Summer Program flyer.

Laverton: The Wyndham Wanders

A group for children who enjoy art, craft, cooking, sensory activities, outings to parks and indoor recreation centres. Fortnightly Saturday 11am to 5pm. Ages 12 and under.

St Albans: The Barkly Bunch

A social group for young people with a mix of incursions at St Albans Community Centre and excursions in the local community. Fortnightly Saturday 11am to 4pm. Ages teens and young adults.

West Footscray: Rec n Roll

A social group for energetic and adventurous young people who like to catch public transport for outings to Scienceworks, Melbourne Museum, ACMI, karaoke, movies and festivals. Fortnightly Saturday 11am to 5pm. Ages teens and young adults.

St Albans: The Westies Social Group

For young people who enjoy activities such as ArtVo, Melbourne Star, luncheons, theatre, AFL and bowling. Fortnightly Saturday 11am to 5pm. Ages 18+.

St Albans: The Fun with Rec Group

For children who enjoy art, craft, cooking, sensory activities, outings to parks and indoor recreation centres. Fortnightly Saturday 11am to 5pm. Ages 12 and under.

Melbourne CBD: The City Surfers Group

For adults who enjoy activities such as ArtVo, Melbourne Star, luncheons, theatre, AFL and bowling. Fortnightly Saturday or Sunday 11am to 5pm. Ages teens and young adults.

Melton: Melton Hive

A group for children who enjoy catching public transport for outings to ArtVo, Melbourne Star, luncheons, Melbourne Zoo and bowling. Fortnightly Saturday or Sunday. Ages under 12.

Bendigo, City Experience, Mornington Peninsula, Frankston, Geelong and Phillip Island: Camps and holidays

For groups varying from 2 to 5 people with similar interests. Camps for under 18. Holidays for adults to experience an overnight or short getaway. TBC

Resources

 

Download: Recreation factsheet (PDF, 824kb) 538kb Recreation-2pp-web-290518.pdf

 

Download: Recreation factsheet (Word, 45kb) 46kb Recreation_Accessible-word.docx

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